electricity

(rain) + (dragon radical)
★★★★★
13 strokes
BETA

Onyomi

DEN

I flip the switch and DEN the electric light goes on.

Mnemonic

Electricity comes from lightning in the rain and also from the lightning breath of dragons.

Jukugo

電車(でんしゃ)

train ★★★★★
(electricity) + (car) = 電車 (train)

電話(でんわ)

telephone ★★★★★
(electricity) + (conversation) = 電話 (telephone)

電気(でんき)

electricity ★★★★★
(electricity) + (mood) = 電気 (electricity)

electricity. Also, instead of saying 'lamp,' most people will merely say, 'Turn on the denki, would you?' (BOOBOO)

電池(でんち)

battery ★★☆☆☆
(electricity) + (pond) = 電池 (battery)